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Irwin Slams Fellow Major Winners

Hale Irwin played 36 holes of bogey-free golf over two days in the Bahamas to capture the 2000 Senior Slam at the Our Lucaya Reef Course on Paradise Island.
 
Irwin followed up an opening 68 with a second-round 67. At 9-under, the 2000 U.S. Senior Open champion better Tom Kite by two shots. Kite, who won this year's Countrywide Tradition, led after a first round 67, but could only manage a Day-Two 70 to finish in the runner-up position.
 
Doug Tewell, who captured the PGA Seniors' Championship, finished in third place with rounds of 70-71 141. The FORD SENIOR PLAYERS champion, Raymond Floyd, carded rounds of 72-70 142 to round out the foursome.
 
'Overall I was happy how I played today,' said Irwin. 'I hit the ball much better than I did on Saturday, and to play two days without a bogey is special.'
 
Irwin collected $300,000 for his victory. Kite earned $150,000, while Tewell and Floyd picked up $100,000 and $50,000, repsectively.